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Cloud Architect 4 (7593)

Gln Alln, VA 23060

Posted: 06/04/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Oracle ERP / Cloud Consultant Job Number: 7593

Job Description

Position Title: Cloud Architect 4 
Position Status: 6-month contract with rolling extensions
Schedule: REMOTE
Overview: Our client is looking for a Cloud Architect for a REMOTE position based out of Richmond, VA.             
 
Responsibilities:
  • Seeking an experienced Dynamics 365/Power Platform Architect and Subject Matter Expert (SME) to lead the development and implementation of a governance strategy and framework for all DSS Dynamics 365 and Power Platform solutions, within the single Commonwealth of Virginia (COV) tenant, shared with over 60 independent executive branches.
  • This resource will be responsible for understanding the Power Platform environments strategy designed by VITA, and ensure vendors and citizen developers comply with the governance strategy.
  • Furthermore, the SME/Platform Architect will provide technology guidance, road maps, principles, standards, and best practices.
  • Work with business stakeholders, vendors, and engineering teams to implement a technical architecture, governance framework, and best practices to develop efficient solutions, product capabilities and repeatable processes.
  • Act as primary platform architect and technical lead for Dynamics 365 and M365 Power Platform suite (Power Pages, Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, Power Virtual Agents)
  • Work on highly complex projects and turnkey solutions that require in-depth knowledge across multiple specialized architecture domains, including Azure IaaS, Microsoft Entra ID, Azure DevOps, Okta Identity management, azure storage accounts and Azure app registrations.
  • Analyze 3rd-party products to document overall solution and system architectures, and identity/permissions security models.
  • Contribute to the Product features roadmaps and to Power Platform Community of Practice (CoP models)
  • Ensure high-quality platform deliverables in accordance with the platform roadmap and capabilities
  • Define delivery documentation including best practices, design, build and operations guides, as well as the management processes and procedures
  • Lead efforts in defining, documenting and estimating the following for enterprise applications.
  • Design/Implement Enterprise Security/technology Patterns
  • Align architecture strategy with business goals.
  • Develop and communicate architectural policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures.
  • Promote the governance framework, outcomes, and results to the organization and senior leadership.
  • Review and/or analyze and develop architectural requirements as needed for the organization.
  • Ensure the conceptual completeness of the technical solutions.
  • Review existing business processes and establishes metrics to improve business processes, as well as support of all architectural disciplines under their direction.
  • Tackle complex and ambiguous problems that span numerous systems and organizations
  • Collaborate with project management and IT leaders to ensure progress towards architectural alignment with project goals and requirements.
  • Resolve conflict productively across teams.
Requirements:
  • 15+ years of experience in technology industry and IT consulting services.
  • 10+ years' experience with cloud and hybrid, on-premises infrastructures, architecture designs, industry standards, and/or technology management.
  • 5+ years in-depth knowledge and experience with Dynamics 365, Microsoft Power Platform, Power BI, Power Pages, Power Apps, and Power Automate.
  • Experience managing end-to-end product deployment from concept, development, and successful launch.
  • Experience leading programs with full customer journey impact covering program planning, risk assessment, cost, and delivery.
  • Proven Experience in managing delivery of services / products related to M365 and MS technology in a GCC environment.
  • Proven ability to create product roadmap, best practices, development and deployment standards for M365 and its products.
  • Demonstrated communication and influencing skills at all levels of the organization and across technical and non-technical teams.
  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering & Process Automation.
About Our Client: Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free workplace by both policy and practice. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition. Employment and personnel practices conform to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination. While the Company is committed to following this principle in every facet of employment, all employees share in the responsibility to promote and foster a favorable work environment.
 
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